acupressure


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ac·u·pres·sure

 (ăk′yə-prĕsh′ər)
n.

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acupressure

(ˈækjʊˌprɛʃə)
n
(Complementary Medicine) another name for shiatsu
[C19: from acu(puncture) + pressure]
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ac•u•pres•sure

(ˈæk yʊˌprɛʃ ər)

n.
1. a type of massage therapy using finger pressure on the bodily sites used in acupuncture.
2. a procedure for stopping blood flow from an injured blood vessel by inserting needles into adjacent tissue.
[1855–60]
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acupressure

(also known as shiatsu). A therapy in which pressure is applied to specific points on the body along acupuncture meridians, using techniques that include a gentle form of rolfing.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acupressure - treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the bodyacupressure - treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body
treatment, intervention - care provided to improve a situation (especially medical procedures or applications that are intended to relieve illness or injury)
Cathay, China, Communist China, mainland China, People's Republic of China, PRC, Red China - a communist nation that covers a vast territory in eastern Asia; the most populous country in the world
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
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Translations
akupresura

acupressure

[ækjəˌpreʃəʳ] Nacupresión f, digitopuntura f
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acupressure

[ˈækjuprɛʃər] nacupressing m acupressure pointacupressure point npoint m de l'acupressing
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acupressure

nAkupressur f
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acupressure

n acupresión f, tipo de masaje empleando presión de los dedos sobre ciertas áreas con el fin de curar
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She has studied qigong, tai chi and acupressure, Jin Shin Do' Bodymind Acupressure' and shiatsu for 35 years.
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Forget upping your fibre intake and fluids,Wisdom of the Moonclaims the answer to constipation relief lies with you, with a little bit of help from some acupressure.
If his mother has difficulty sleeping, then he can try using acupressure to help her instead of medicines that may cause addiction or other side-effects.
In "Meridian Qigong Exercises: Combining Qigong, Yoga, & Acupressure", Dr.
[3] Acupressure is a complementary and alternative medicine treatment in which fingertip pressure is applied to acupoints, points on the skin designated as such by Traditional Chinese Medicine.
Acupressure offers a side effect-free alternative to common first-line antiemetics.
Acupressure Reduced Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors
After the 2015 Cochrone review of the literature, it was recognized that acupressure, acustimulation, acupuncture, ginger, chamomile, vitamin B6, lemon oil, and mint oil had variable results with limitations (Matthews et al., 2015).